GS1 accredited as issuing agency for UDI by FDA
Based on the UDI rule released in September 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially accredited GS1® as a Unique Device Identifier (UDI) issuing agency. (Brussels, Belgium, 17 December 2013).
Offering a Global Cure for Healthcare
October 2012: McKinsey & Company release their report “Strength in unity: The promise of global standards in healthcare” which highlights the cost savings and patient safety benefits of adopting a single global supply chain standard in Healthcare.